The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Aids in the relief of minor nasal congestion due to head colds by helping to keep nose clear and clean.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1940
Physical Description
chlorbutanol (chloral deriviative) (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
eucalyptol (drug active ingredients)
light mineral oil (drug active ingredients)
box: 3 1/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 7.9375 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.8575 cm
bottle: 2 7/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 in; 7.3025 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.54 cm
Place Made
United States: New Jersey, Linden
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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